- pl. -·men a person who works in a pit; esp., a coal miner
- pl. -·mans a type of connecting rod that changes axial motion into linear motion, as in a steering system
1813-97; Eng. inventor of a system of shorthand
- pl. pit·men, A worker employed inside a pit in various industrial operations, as in a coal mine.
- pl. pit·mans, See connecting rod.